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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...
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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.

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It looks like Jay Ellis is officially off the market.According to reports, the Insecure star is engaged to longtime girlfriend, Nina Senicar and the couple is reportedly expecting their first child.The actress shared the news during an interview with...
Irv Gotti is best known for his time at the helm of MURDER INC. when Ja Rule and Ashanti ruled the charts. Now, as the creator and executive producer of TALES, he still has his hand in the music...

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Iowa Tupac fan, 66, loses government official job, but finds love with Thug Life nation

An Iowa social services director with an affinity for late rapper Tupac Shakur, who lost...
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Jordin Sparks reveals how she overcame postpartum anxiety after having son, DJ

The singer opens up about postpartum struggles and why she says her husband is the "greatest thing" to ever happened to her.
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State Department confirms 11th mysterious death of American tourist in Dominican Republic

The U.S. State Department has confirmed another death in the Dominican Republic, bringing the number...
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American Airlines issues apology to Black woman for forcing her to cover up on flight

American Airlines issued an apology to an African American doctor who was threatened by a...

Valerie Jarrett’s perfect advice for finding the right mentor

Former Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett opens up about how to stay cool while breaking barriers and lending the hand of mentorship in her inspiring memoir "Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward."

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Dwight Howard addresses rumors of affair with man who claims otherwise; denies he’s gay

NBA player Dwight Howard is finally speaking out about those gay rumors instigated by a...
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Steph Curry defends wife Ayesha after social media trolls attack her ‘Milly Rock’ dance video celebrating restaurant opening

Ayesha Curry’s fun attempt at hitting the ‘Milly Rock’ dance to celebrate the opening of...
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Tennis star Naomi Osaka opens up about why she ‘has to be the best’

Tennis star Naomi Osaka believes she's ranked number two by the Women's Tennis Association not...
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Carmelo and La La Anthony spotted having dinner after he posts video refuting cheating rumors

Carmelo and La La Anthony were spotted out and about in Los Angeles having dinner...
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Pernell Whitaker, boxing legend who held multiple titles through his career, dies at 55

Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, a boxing Hall of Famer who established himself as one of...

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Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business
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A Sad Day: Ebony to auction off its prized photo archives to pay creditors

Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.
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Sephora’s shutdown for diversity training is a temporary fix to bigger issue

This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?
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Forbes: Jay-Z is not just rap royalty, he’s a billion-dollar business, man

How rich is Jay-Z? He's a business, man. Nine years after Jay-Z sat down with Warren Buffet over strawberry malts to discuss wealth and the art of giving for an article in Forbes magazine, the iconic rapper has amassed...

Sorry, cosmetics brand Black Opal isn’t Black, but here’s how it threatens real Black business

Black Twitter was stunned to find out that Black Opal, the cosmetics brand that has been a staple in our communities for a quarter century, is not Black-owned.